If that’s the case – this short course for making leggings may be perfect for you!
In this short course, you will complete a stretch garment. Leggings may sound simple - but they are a great starting point for learning how to work with stretch fabrics and once you master them, they will unlock a whole world of garments and possibilities
It’s up to you if you choose to make a sparkly pair, something to wear to the gym or through the day… let your imagination come alive with fabrics you choose
This is the short two-week course for leggings – week one we will measure you and select which of the patterns most closely fits your body / cutting out your garment and then in week two we will be constructing your garment ready for you to take home and enjoy
Key Takeaway's / Learning's from the class:
Beginning to learn about fabric placement when cutting out and wastage
Constructing the garment
Finishing techniques to ensure a high-quality garment which will wear well
Completed the Introductory to Overlocker's class using either your own machine or one of Ariane's
Discussed with Ariane that you have suitable recent experience with a machine to be able to enjoy this class.
What to bring with you:
Fabric: Please bring 1.5m of stretch lycra - can be a print, plain or sparkles.
If you are using your own Overlocker, please bring it along to week 2. You will also need the machine pedal, threads and machine specific needles.
If you do not have your own Overlocker - you are welcome to use one of Ariane's - the number of these is limited, so please advise at the time of booking if you will need one so that the class numbers can be arranged correctly - thank you. If you need to use one of these machines please ensure that your fabric needs BLACK threads, as this is what the machines will be set up to use
If you would like information on purchasing a sewing machine, please contact Ariane as she will be happy to help you with this
What would you receive:
A finished pair of leggings that fit your body
A wider knowledge of how stretch fabrics work
Capped at 4 people
Access to the private 'Sparkle Gang Stitch' Facebook group:
You will be added to the special secret Sparkle Gang Stitch Facebook group - a place where Ariane will be sharing tips and tricks for sewing and secret ideas for how to improve your sewing. Class attendees will be encouraged to share pictures of their makes and share knowledge and ideas. Its a community were growing for the Sewing Revolution! This is the place to have access to Ariane's technical knowledge.
Who can attend?
The classes are operated in a respectful manner and no preferences will be taken over the gender of attendees - everyone is encouraged to take part!
Anyone over the age of 18 due to the use of sewing machines
No Refund applicable, if the class is run again you will be welcome to attend so long as you gave over 48 hours cancellation notice. Not transferable to another person. To run, this class needs a minimum of 4 attendees booked in, if this is not the case 48 hours before the class begins Ariane may be in touch to re-schedule to another date